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Skelton/Hearsey/Middleton

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Heather

Heather Report 6 Aug 2012 12:48

I am trying to find family tree links for the Skelton side of my family (Grandfather John or John Graves born circa 1881) from Whitehaven, Cumberland. Also, my Grandmother's side (Hearsey). Her name was Esther Margaret (born circa 1885). She was brought up in Carlisle, Cumberland but her father was from Surrey and, I believe, her mother was from County Mayo in Ireland (name not known).

My mother was Nancy Cass Skelton born 1924). She was one of five children; Lilian (born 1920), Margaret (Peggy) (born 1922), William (Billy) (born circa 1918) and John Graves (Jacky) (born circa 1934).

My grandmother went to America when she was young and married her first husband over there. He was called Ormston, I believe. When he died she returned to Cumberland. I think there may have been a child to my grandmother's first husband but I am not sure if the child survived and was left in the USA to be brought up by her husband's family.

My father was George Thomas Middleton (born circa 1920) in Stafford. His mother's maiden name was Esther May Till, I think, again from the Staffordshire area. I think his father was called Thomas Middleton. My father had a sister called Hilda and a brother called William (Bill), who was married to Leela (my aunt). There were other siblings but I don't know their names.

I know that my father re-married and that I may have half-siblings and there is also supposed to be another half-sibling somewhere (male) but I do not know their names.

If anyone has any information that will help me to build my family tree I would be grateful.

Best regards

Heather Hinde

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 14:36

Start by finding the marriage of your grandparents.....on freebmd

Sorry to say so, but I find your post confusing

Who was the woman who went to America?

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 14:38

Your father?

From freebmd

http://www.freebmd.org.uk

Births Sep 1922 (>99%)
Middleton George T Till Stafford 6b 4


Use freebmd to look for BMD info for your relatives............

The siblings whose names you don't know appear to be two girls.........both younger than the 3 you name

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 14:45

Name: Esther May Till
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1897
Registration district: Stafford
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 1

AND


Name: Ester May Till
Age in 1911: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Salt, Staffordshire
Civil parish: Salt, Enson, Hopton and Coton
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Street Address: Salt & Enson, Stafford
Occupation: school
Registration district: Stafford
Registration District Number: 357
Sub-registration district: Stafford
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Household schedule number: 124
Piece: 16348
Household Members:
Name Age
George Till 60
Mary Till 49
Emily Till 26
Samuel John Till 17
Charles John Till 15
Ester May Till 13
Hannar Till 11
Francis Victoria Till 10
Doris Till 9
Aurthur Edward Till 7
James Henry Till 3
Herbert Till 9/12

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 14:47

England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005 about Esther M Till
Name: Esther M Till
Spouse Surname: Middleston ***error
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1921
Registration district: Stafford
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume Number: 6b
Page Number: 56
Find Spouse: THOMAS

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 14:51

Name: Esther May Middleton
Birth Date: 28 May 1897
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1982
Age at Death: 85
Registration district: Congleton & Crewe
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 35
Page: 0465

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 14:52

The informant may have been a relative

Name: George Thomas Middleton
Birth Date: 23 May 1922
Date of Registration: Jun 1988
Age at Death: 66
Registration district: Stafford
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 30
Page: 1117

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 15:00

Births Sep 1888 (>99%)
HEARSEY Esther Carlisle 10b 474

1891


Name: Esther Hearsey
Age: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Henry Hearsey
Mother's Name: Margaret Hearsey
Gender: Female
Civil parish: St Cuthbert Without
Ecclesiastical parish: St Johns
County/Island: Cumberland
Country: England

Registration district: Carlisle
Sub-registration district: St Cuthbert
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4285
Folio: 114
Page Number: 39
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Hearsey 43.......b. Woking
Margaret Hearsey 38............b Carlisle
Sarah Hearsey 18
George Hearsey 15
Edward Hearsey 11
Henry Hearsey 9
Thomas Hearsey 4
Esther Hearsey 2

In 1881, Henry thought he'd been born in Carlisle


1901
Name: Margaret Hearsey
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Relation: Wife
Gender: Female
Where born: Carlisle, Cumberland, England
Civil parish: Botchergate
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
County/Island: Cumberland
Country: England

Registration district: Carlisle
Sub-registration district: St Cuthbert
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 210
Piece: 4864
Folio: 107
Page Number: 39
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Hearsey 55, .............born Surrey
Margaret Hearsey 50..........born Carlisle
Henry Hearsey 19
Thomas Hearsey 15
Esther Hearsey 13


Name: Esther Margaret Skelton
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1887
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1974
Age at Death: 87
Registration district: Whitehaven
Inferred County: Cumberland, Cumbria
Volume: 1
Page: 0703

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 15:05

Marriages Sep 1916 (>99%)

Ormston Esther M Skelton Carlisle 10b 922
Skelton John G Ormston Carlisle 10b 922

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 15:11

Births Sep 1884 (>99%)
Skelton John Grave Whitehaven 10b 653

1891 census

Name: John Skelton
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Nancy Skelton
Gender: Male
Where born: Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
Civil parish: St Bees
Ecclesiastical parish: Mt Pleasant
Town: Whitehaven
County/Island: Cumberland
Country: England

Registration district: Whitehaven
Sub-registration district: St Bees
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4315
Folio: 42
Page Number: 1
Household Members:
Name Age
John Skelton 39
Nancy Skelton 39
Joseph Skelton 20
Thomas Skelton 18
Jeremiah Skelton 15
Jane Skelton 12
William Skelton 10
John Graves Skelton 6
Jeremiah Skelton 56
George Henry Skelton 3

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 15:24


Esther's migration...........

HEARSEY Esther Adult F 1904 Liverpool USA Boston VIEW VIEW

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 15:35

Name: Henry Hearsey
Age in 1911: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Carlisle, Cumberland, England
Civil parish: St Cuthbert
County/Island: Cumberland
Country: England
Street Address: 10 Low Woodbank Upperby Carlisle
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: General Labourer
Registration district: Carlisle
Registration District Number: 574
Sub-registration district: St Cuthbert
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Piece: 31318
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Hearsey 28
Elizabeth Hearsey 28
Margret Jane Hearsey 2

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 15:37

??
Marriages Dec 1872 (>99%)
Birne Margaret Carlisle 10b 851
HEARSEA Henry Carlisle 10b 851
McGEE John Carlisle 10b 851
Mullen Elizabeth Carlisle 10b 851

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Aug 2012 15:45

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1307590?jump=1307590

I'm less than happy..........................

Marked As Answer Marked as Answered

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Aug 2012 23:06

Heather

Are you going to comment on this info?

Heather

Heather Report 12 Aug 2012 11:06

Hello Reggie,

Sorry, I don't mean to be confusing. I have just started to research into my family history so this is all new to me. As I am not familiar with how the site works, I am still getting used to it. I am busy with other things so may not check my e-mails every day so please be patient with me.

My grandmother, Esther Margaret Hearsey, was the woman who went to America as a young girl/woman and, apparently, married a man called Ormston. However, this is information that has been passed down through the family rather than 'researched' and so may be inaccurate in parts. I was quite young when my grandparents were in their mid 80's so much of the verbal family history has probably been lost or confused over time. However, this is the information I have to start with.

I could not find a marriage for my grandparents through Genes re-united. What is freebmd? Sorry, If I sound so inexperienced with this but I suppose I am.

Thank you very much for your time and efforts and the information that you have forwarded. It is most appreciated.

Best regards

Heather